Top Ten Most Suspenseful Movies

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What movies kept you completely on the edge of your seat the whole time wondering what would happen next and left you walking out of the theater in a sweat. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

1
The Silence of the Lambs
Anthony Hopkins was the real key in this movie. He made everthing confusing yet entertaining

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His acting was superb. However the last scene where the shootout takes place was perfect. Thumbs up
Anthony hopkins made this movies the number 1 suspenseful movie of all times
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2The Usual Suspects
The best suspense movie ever made... Should be rated as number one in this list.
Best story and great suspense which does not allow the audience to even think what would happen in the ending simply great suspense thriller
The best suspense movie period have not seen one better. Not horror but seat of your pants mind testing movie that keeps you thinking for days. Even better the second time!
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3The Sixth Sense
I think this is not an usual film. You need to watch. This is actually SUSPENSEFUL movie. This is little bit old but its OK it can full fill your need.
Best suspense movie I ever saw fantastic must see
This is best suspense movie ever
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If you are looking for a SUSPENSEFUL HORROR movie THIS IS IT its AWESOME!
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4Saw
Suspense at the end of every part of the series. Absolutely brilliant with some horror and outstanding real like violence. Thanks to those thoughtful writers for this awesome series with some useful message.
This often gets classified as "horror, " but I don't think I agree with that. It is way more psychological. People talk about it being "so violent, " but they actually trick you into thinking you see more violence than you actually do in this original. Pretty brilliant and suspenseful movie.
Awesome series... JIGSAW (Tobin Bell) has made a benchmark in this category by his outstanding prfrmnce... "a must watch 4 every1 who lyks to be thrilled. "
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5Seven
Movie about serial killer with lot of emotions, that circle completed at climax.
MORGAN, PITT ^^ FINCHER ALL THREE AT IT BEST
NEVER DIE BEFORE SEE THIS MOVIE...
"What's in the Box? "... Damn!

6Memento
Where is this movie?
This one is perhaps the most complex suspense movie I've seen. One of my all time faves
Nice way to show the movie
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If your looking for a mind bender, this is your film!
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7Psycho
Definitely the first movie that came to mind. This movie IS suspense.

logblobo

Definitely it's the greatest movie ever made! It's the "Mother" of the suspense movies! Q
I need this movie in Hindi

8Mute Witness

9Fight Club
It is actually best cast by brad pitt himself, this movie makes him famous
I love the last scenes it like wow... Great movie the noe must watch it
Awesome movie... Edward nortan rocks... Superb acting by brat pit to... Must watch movie...
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10Jaws
Let's be honest...
at some point in life,
we're ALL gonna need a bigger boat.

TheMightyCelestial

For the time, this was absolutely the definitive suspense.
One of Spielberg's best movies

Ajkloth


The Contenders

11Scream
It is so suspenful I could not figure who was the killer because almost everyone was guilty. This should so be #1 by far.

12The Strangers
Great movie! The fact you never see the killers faces is awesome. French original is great also
This was definitely one of the creepiest movies that stick with you!

13The Shining
Just one word "AWESOME"

14High Tension

15The Thing
My absolute favorite horror movie of all time. It's suspensfel and scary.

TheStupidHobo


16Final Destination 2

17Wrong Turn

18Shutter Island
The ending is just too good! And we all know how well leonardo di caprio acts
Dame good movie, had to watch it twice, and going to watch it again soon.
Greatest psychological thriller ever made...
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Most suspenseful movie I ever watched. And most thrilling clymax
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19The Prestige
Christian bale, michael caine, hugh jackman
And one of their best performance
And best suspense movie ever made.
This movie challenges your attention while watching it... Simply loved it.

20Cabin Fever

21Titanic

22The Exorcist
When you watch some scenes from the movie, you get the feeling you're really there while it's going on.

23Alien
Without equal because the main character is killed early in the movie and the hero turns outTo be a modern woman. Oh and the real villain actually is a defense company.

24Jacob's Ladder

25Rosemary's Baby

26I Know Who Killed Me

27Speed

28I Am Legend
The part where Neville goes into the building looking for his dog Sam not knowing what was around the corner.

29Twilight

30The Game (1997)

31The Departed
Yeah, brad pitt was great in this movie! Who did he play again? :/
Haha is this a joke. , matt Damon and brad Pitt at their best, and twilight ranked higher?

32Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
THIS IS THE BEST INSTALLMENT OF HARRY POTTER SERIES. MUST WATCH!

33Wait Until Dark
Harry Roat Jr. Creepiest villan in the movies.

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34Poltergeist

35Speed 2: Cruise Control

36House on Haunted Hill (1959)

37Contact

38King Kong

39The Machinist
Really awesome movie with great suspense and Christian bale is like wow... What a great actor he is...
Awesome Suspense till the End, Great Movie! Christian Bale@the best!

40The Others
One of the best suspense thrillers

41Orphan
All time great... In top three in my list.

42Copycat

43Cop Land

44The Lovely Bones
Because I thought she is safe but then, she's already a chopping girl

45Cloverfield

46127 Hours
Very good thhe best film

47The Net

48Pulp Fiction

49Saw II

50Buried

51Ocean's Eleven

52Vertigo

53ATM
It was a movie that sucked me in and I couldn't help but feel for the trapped people. Great movie! 8 out of 10

54A Nightmare On Elm Street (2010)

55American Psycho
Wonder how its not on the list, should be in top 5!

56Prisoners
Worth watching doesn't steal your time
This movie is supense

57Tamara

58Constantine

59Reeker

60Heartbreakers

61Primal Fear

62Joy Ride

63Inside Man
Best ever movie watch it 10 time still love it

64The Grudge 2

65Mirrors

66Law Abiding Citizen Listen to sample

67World War Z

68Les Diaboliques

69Final Destination 5
I was literally on the edge of my seat this whole movie. Everything from the music, to the setting adds to thus wonderful film. Don't even compare it to the rest of the series. I guarantee that this movie will entertain anyone in the mood for a thrill.
It's a nice movie ever... !

70Chaos

71Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2

72North by Northwest

73The Hunger Games

74Gravity
This movie has lots of tension built around it. the astronauts struggling to get in and out of the spaceship. I actually once had dream where I crash landed to earth into the ocean and struggled to get out of my spaceship. it's that suspenseful.

75Texas Chainsaw Massacre
It almost looks and feels like an actual snuff film.

76The Escape Plan

77Identity

78The Last of Sheila
Movie with great suspence

79The Birds

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